Police Department Employment

Open Police Department Positions

In addition, for Communications Operator applicants, the City of St. Augustine prefers the completion of the ECOMM National exam through National Testing Network (NTN). To register with NTN and schedule a test, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, select ‘Find Jobs’, then select Emergency Communications positions and sign up for St. Augustine Police Department. 

 When you visit the www.nationaltestingnetwork.com website: 

  • Complete the NTN registration process and schedule your test. 
  • Review detailed information about the testing process.
  • Review the Frequently Asked Questions and take an online practice test (if desired).

Submitting Applications

For all Police Department openings, including Communications Operators and Police Officers, please complete the Police Department Application (PDF) and attach copies of all required documentation.

Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources,  in person at City Hall or via email to apply@CityStAug.com, via fax at 904-825-1008, or mailed to Human Resources at P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, FL 32085, not to the Police Department. In order to be considered, your application must be received in the Human Resources office before 5:00 PM on Friday, February 26, 2021 (CLOSING DATE). No applications will be accepted after that time. If you have previously submitted an application within the past six months it will be sent to the Police Department after the closing date.  An extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, and physical with drug screening are conducted prior to hire.

Becoming a Police Officer for the City of St. Augustine

Completion of Basic Police Standards Training and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) certification is required. The City will accept your application if you are in the academy, near completion, and scheduled to take the State certification exam. Applications will remain active for six months and submitted to the Police Department if an opening occurs during that time. You will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

The starting annual salary for a police officer is $45,818.17. An extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, and physical with drug screening are conducted prior to hire.

Submit Your Application